TxDOT

  www.dot.state.tx.us
  www.dot.state.tx.us
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Good summer internship for early in college

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Current Employee - Engineering Tech
Current Employee - Engineering Tech

I have been working at TxDOT as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Good pay for a summer job
Great people
Experience viewing sites and production facilities
Relaxed environment

Cons

"Good enough for government work"
Pay rate doesn't match private industry

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

50 Other Employee Reviews for TxDOT (View Most Recent)

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    Disappointing in recognition of diligence, respect and lack of advancement in salary raises.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at TxDOT full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working with the public to help them get answers to their questions and action for their needs when something needs attention on the 80,000 miles of roads maintained.

    Cons

    A great deal of favoritism and cronyism exists while favorites are recognized and advanced and concern for other employees is practically nonexistent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cultivate equality of pay for equal work among employees and to encourage supervisors to be more fair and even-handed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Favoritism, nepotism, engineer-centrism, and to a lesser degree, tenure, are the names of the game here.

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    Former Employee - Lab Personnel in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Lab Personnel in Austin, TX

    I worked at TxDOT full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    They do have good health benefit, sick leave, and vacation leave days.

    Cons

    If you are not an engineer, part of the "good ol' boys or GIRLS club, or related (PROTECTED) by a person in an upper position, you can forget about moving up. TxDOT has the mentality that being an engineer means you can also MANAGE people which is obviously (go ahead and ask any younger to middle-aged NON-engineer and ask them if that's true) not reality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They wouldn't listen anyway.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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